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off with breaking news today at four. metro police gave the all-clear... after a suspicious package was found at the stratosphere. i'm cyndi lundeberg. i'm dave hall in for john huck. this investigation caused a partial evacuation of the hotel, and roads were closed to traffic. we have team coverage for you now. fox5's eric hilt spoke to people who had to leave the hotel and casino during the investigation. but let's go to miguel martinez valle, who explains how this all happened. closed captioning will resume closed captionin
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into the early hours of thursday with most of the rain well north and east of the las vegas valley. we'll pick up gusts to 30 mph overnight, then gusts to 40 mph tomorrow afternoon with a high of 84. friday we'll see north breezes to 15 mph and a high of 81. the weekend will feature highs in the mid and upper 80s with plenty of sun and light north breezes. we'll warm up to 90 degrees into early next week. north carolina leaders are asking for calm tonight after an officer- involved shooting of a man in charlotte. protests of the killing injured more than a dozen officers and closed down parts of an interstate . now, both police and the family of the man killed are speaking out. emily schmidt reports. facebook live captured the moment a charlotte police shooting
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a daughter learning her father was dead. "they just shot my daddy!" lyric scott's grief and the community outrage turned to public protests at night...and a day of explanation. scott said her father was simply reading a book. but, police say no book was found. (rev. b.j. murphy/nation of islam) "they said he had a gun. somebody said he had a book. we need to do our own independent investigation." (chief kerr putnet/charlotte- mecklenburg police department) "the story's a little different as to how it's been portrayed so far, especially through social media." charlotte's police chief says tuesday officers searching for a suspect at an apartment complex saw someone else--keith scott--get out of a vehicle with a gun, then get back inside. (chief kerr putnet/charlotte- mecklenburg police department) "as the officers continued to yell at him to drop it. he stepped out, posing a threat to the officers, and officer brentley vinson subsequently fired his weapon, striking the subject." the chief says he can't say if scott pointed his gun at police--- at a news conference for the
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barnett/civil rights activist, true healing under god)"he was waiting for his son....son not there to get a hug." both keith scott and officer vinson are black---police say vinson was not wearing a body camera. cameras did capture police reaction to protests turning violent. charlote's mayor says she's in contact with president obama, and asking for peace as the investigation continues. i'm emily schmidt, reporting here in las vegas, a local defense attorney held her own protest in a cour after refusing to remove a "black lives matter" button from her blouse. a clark country district court judge told erika ballou ( ) that she must take off the button.. or leave the room... because this was a display of "political speech". but ballou stood her ground.. and had about a dozen defense attorneys in the audience show their support. ballou has since taken herself off that case. coming up at 5... we have more details on this case, and ballou's story on what happened. a man police found covered in blood and holding
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homicide is now facing murder charges. 50-year-old frank interlicchia was arrested yesterday after a man and woman were found beaten to death inside their apartment that they shared with the suspect. fox5's christine maddela tells us what neighbors heard and saw. before today, neighbors say they never knew much about the man who lived next door. "id see him out there feeding the birds but thats about it...he was pretty quiet kept to himself, i didnt take him as that type of person" the type of person accused of murding two of his roommates. ""i was shocked, i was shocked" john williams says he pulled into the apartments while the attacks were happening "we see randy standing on the sidewalk in the courtyard here and he was bleeding from his nose and his mouth profusely and he said frank was in there beating everybody up call 9-1-1...i proceeded to go into the house and call and by the time i called cops were already pulling up"
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say they saw interlicchia covered in blood in the street, holding a baseball bat. inside the apartment police found a man and a woman beaten to death. "sot -- snapped" people close to the two victims were kind, caring people... "he was a very nice man and his wife kept to the house" and now john is left wondering if there was anything he could have done toav "i feel really bad that you know that i couldve maybe made a diference if i had ran into that house instead of mine" he was pretty quiet kept to himself, i didnt take him as that type of person" i feel really bad that you know that i couldve maybe made a diference if i had ran into that house instead of mine "id see him out there feeding the birds but thats about it" "i was shocked, i was shocked" "we see randy standing on the sidewalk in the courtyard here and he was bleeding from his nose and his mouth profusely and he said frank was in there beating everybody up call 9-1-1...i proceeded to go into the house and call and by the time i called cops were already you about earlier this month. bullhead city police discovered a body in the desert... and they tell us it's a man who went missing in laughlin. a jogger found the body in a desert area near the 95 yesterday.
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scene shows the man was 80-year- old jose caballero. he went missing in august during a trip to laughlin. his family told fox5 caballero suffered from alzheimer's. police say caballero was found wearing the same clothes he disappeared in, and there were no signs of foul play. a woman suffered serious burns... trying to save her pets from a burning home. this fire started just after six this morning, near gowan and pecos. a trailer home caught fire, and firefighters worked quickly to keep it from spreading to other homes. but one woman ran back into the burning home, to save her pet rats one neighbor told fox5 how scary it was, when everyone realized the woman had gone back in! " the girl, she was still inside. i went over there, started screaming, and my neighbor called me. the girl was inside, and she ran to open the door." firefighters say the woman suffered burns on 70 percent of her body. she is in critical condition. several animals including snakes
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rescued from the home. firefighters did not say how this fire started. the process of getting a medical marijuana card just got easier. patients in need of the card can skip the trips to the d-m-v and the division of public and behavior health. now, they can submit all of their information online, at the "nevada dispensary association" website. patients still need to go in for a doctor's visit and get approval. that approval can be scanned and uploaded with the application. killed while serving our country. ""they are never forgotten. that's the big thing. we see them everyday, hear their stories everyday." " how more than 500 men and women at nellis celebrated a senior airman's life. be sure to download our fox5 mobile app... to stay up to date on new and weather while on the go.
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[ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors into donating to fraudulent charities, totaling millions. and when a shady tarkanian deal went bust, he refused to pay back $17 million, sticking taxpayers with the bill. why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress? jim dunlap: too many nevada police officers have been killed in the last few years. the truth is, we make it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. they get them at gun shows or online from strangers, no questions asked. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole,
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air force se today... to honor one of their own. fox5's peter dawson went to an emotional ceremony today... where the life of a senior airman was celebrated. honoring one of their own. 500 men, women and children laced upped for the he 6th annual 5k memorial run for fallen hero senior airman michael j. buras. 00:15-00:19 senior airman andrew thomas 99th civil engineer squadron "they are never forgotten. that's the big thing. we see them everyday, hear their stories everyday." buras was part of the highly trained
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service to this country included three deployments to afghanistan. in 2009 he received the purple heart for injuries when an ied exploded his armored vehicle. a year later on september 21st, 2010 buras lost his life when he was attacked again, this time a roadside bomb explosion. "he was a big part of the air force eod family. he's never going to be forgotten." they run to honor all who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. some running in full 80lbs bomb suits. "we try to honor them everyday." 1:02-1:07 peter dawson peter.dawson@kv vu.com "twenty fallen soldiers are memorialized here inside the hallway of the 99th civil engineer squadron building at nellis air force base. senior airman michael buras is not only memorialized inside but is getting the highest honor outside. nats: clapping 1:23-1:29 john buras michael's father "very proud moment. unbelievable support and the love that's come from air force, his peers, friends in general. it's been amazing."
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timothy byers major general (ret) "when you think about mikey, and you hear his father say how much he brought people together. eod is all about team and family, so this facility in his name and in his spirit hopefully will transcribe that great heart he had and pride, dedication selflessness into the training, not just the books but the people." nats: fire in the hole, fire in the hole, fire in the hole. now fox5 weather 24/7, with chief meterologist ted pretty slight shower chances overnight into the early hours of thursday with most of the rain well north and
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mph overnight, then gusts to 40 mph tomorrow afternoon with a high of 84. friday we'll see north breezes to 15 mph and a high of 81. the weekend will feature highs in the mid and upper 80s with plenty of sun and light north breezes. we'll warm up to 90 degrees into early next week. closed captioning into the early hours of thursday with most of the rain well north and east of the las vegas valley. we'll pick up gusts to 30 mph overnight, then gusts to 40 mph tomorrow afternoon with a high of 84. friday we'll see north
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and a high of 81. the weekend will feature highs in the mid and upper 80s with plenty of sun and light north breezes. we'll warm up to 90 degrees into early next week. closed captioning
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he's made several stops across the country now-- a presidential nominee visits the valley... where you can see the statue of donald trump... baring it all breaking up is hard to do... and now its affecting business. how madame tussauds wax museums are dealing with the brangelina at its locations around the world. congressman heck's become part of the problem in washington. heck voted to protect perks for politicians like himself,
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and voted members of congress, like himself, taxpayer-funded healthcare for life. heck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. we are one nation under god. that black and white, we are one nation indivisible. that republican and democrat, we are all americans. i'd like to punch him in the face. you know what they used to in a stretcher, folks.riedt i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. woman: here in nevada, those were the worst days of our lives, narrator: in 2008, joe heck called nevada's housing crisis
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that's just how out of touch joe heck is. giving tax breaks to big banks, he took over $500,000 from wall street-- including banks who caused the housing crisis. and families like mine get left behind. narrator: afscme people is responsible for the content of this ad. narrator: afscme people is responsible [ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam that tricked hundreds of seniors ions. and when a shady tarkanian deal went bust, he refused to pay back $17 million, sticking taxpayers with the bill. why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress?
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don't believe... don't believe... don't believe joe heck's attacks. catherine cortez masto has always served with integrity. as a federal prosecutor and attorney general... felony crime. she worked with the bush and obama administrations to combat terrorism. as attorney general, she helped reduce crime. that's why she's endorsed by law enforcement across nevada. catherine cortez masto. catherine cortez masto. i trust her to keep us safe. i'm catherine cortez masto, and i approve this message. sort of...
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those naked statues of trump popped up... this time right here in las vegas. " i think it's beautiful, i think it really represents like the title says, the emperor has no clothes the naked donald trump statue is at 6th street and fremont. this is around the same area where the "life is beautiful" festival will be... but organizers tell fox5 this statue is not part of the event. visitors couldn't help taking selfie pictures by it today. the artist is
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evacuation of the statosphere.... we'll have the latest on the commotion at the north end of the strip. and see how students and their parents are responding... after a teacher stood on the american flag... as part of a class
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what kind of person would misuse the topic of rape in a political campaign? joe heck, that's who. the truth is, as attorney general, catherine cortez masto led the fight against crimes like sexual assault and worked with republicans and democrats to make sure rape kits were administered for victims. but in washington, congressman joe heck voted against funding for rape kits. joe heck. lying about rape. part of the problem in washington. i'm catherine cortez masto and i approve this message. i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message.
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he's not a war hero, he's a war hero because he was captured. i like people that weren't captured ok. donald trump compared his sacrifices to the sacrifices of two parents who lost their son in war. how would you answer that father? what sacrifice have you made for your country? i think i've made a lot of sacrifices, built great structures. i've had tremendous success, i think... those are sacrifices? winner john huck. cyndi lundeberg. and weather 24/7 with chief meteoroligist ted pretty. this is fox5 news at 4. local las vegas. we're continuing to follow breaking news at
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of commotion around the stratosphere today... after a suspicious package was discovered. but police now say that package was a backpack full of medical supplies, and was harmless. we have team coverage live at the stratosphere. fox5's eric hilt spoke to people who had to leave the hotel and casino during the investigation. but let's go to miguel martinez valle, with the latest on this investigation closed captioning will resume "that's why we
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an operation like this turns out it wasn't an actual device that could cause harm but everyone involved we can debrief this and figure out how we can do it next time." closed captioning
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closed captioning will resume "a police officer over there says it was a package at the front desk. i went back in, they told
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daughter, they got everybody packing up everything and brought the dogs in and said everyone must go now." closed captioning will resume local law enforcement are
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local law enforcement agencies are always prepared for events like what happened at the stratosphere... thanks to our city's extensive surveillance system. " we're very fortunate here to have strong relationships here with out hotel casino partners. we have the ability to talk to them and be able to pass that information along and that pass information on to
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true partners with the community. it was just yesterday that fox5 followed around metro officers, to see how they handle suspicious activity on the strip. metro says at any given time, at least 20 agencies from school police to the f-b-i are monitoring our valley's cameras. those cameras are also moved randomly throughout the city so people do not get used to them in one spot. police encourage everyone to call 9-1-1 if they see people acting suspiciously or testing security limits bail is set at more than five million dollars, for the suspect police say was behind this weekend's bombings in new york and new jersey. "ahmad kahn rahimi" is still in the hospital. investigators say rahimi bought the supplies to make pressure cooker bombs from e-bay this summer. the device that exploded in chelsea, new york weighed more than 100 pounds. in new jersey... two men may have prevented damages and injuries... when they found a backpack with a bomb in it.
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bag i said 'this is fine i can have this for work, put my lunch in." (ivan white/spotted backpack) "we picked it up i continued around the corner to the store he said this is kind of heavy!" the men say they left the bag where they found it, and went to police in elizabeth. a bomb squad triggered the device safely. the bombings are being investigated as an act of terror. getting coupons just for being a mobile phone customer sound great in theory. but as some shoppers found out... one deal may be too good to be true. see how people are taking advantage of "t- mobile tuesday"
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we are one nation under god. that black and white, we are one nation indivisible. i'd like to punch him in the face. you know what they used to in a stretcher, folks.riedt i could stand in the middle of 5th avenue and shoot somebody and i wouldn't lose any voters. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. [ cellphone ringing ] it's just another scandal from danny tarkanian. tarkanian was the corporate lawyer for those with an elaborate scam
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and when a shady tarkanian deal went bust, he refused to pay back $17 million, sticking taxpayers with the bill. why would we ever send danny tarkanian to congress? dccc is responsible for the content of this advertising. jim dunlap: too many nevada police officers have been killed in the last few years. the truth is, we make it too easy for criminals and the dangerously mentally ill to buy guns. so here's something we can do to honor the fallen: close the background check loophole. that will help prevent future cop killings. it works. in states that have closed the loophole, nearly half as many police officers have been shot and killed in the line of duty. background checks save lives.
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line over and over again with a bunch of printed off coupons, and scoring nearly- free pet toys and deep discounts! dominoes had a similar problem a few months ago... when it wasn't able to keep up with t-mobile customers using free pizza coupons. nearly one million of walmart's best employees are getting a bonus! quarterly bonuses of up to 500 bucks went to workers at about 99 percent of walmart stores in the u-s. these employees were rewarded for meeting sales goals and imporving customer experience. the payouts are part of a 2-point- 7-billion-dollar incentive plan launched last year, when walmart also raised its minimum wage to nine- dollars an hour. here comes the bride... and a litter of puppies! see how one couple pulled off this fun wedding... and how they may have started a new trend dog lovers can get on board with! your fox5 weather 24/7 forecast is
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i'm catherine cortez masto is message. they're bringing drugs, they're bringing crime, they're rapists. narrator: and joe heck says "i have high hopes we'll see donald trump become president." i don't know what i said, aah... narrator: heck says he "completely supports" trump. i would bomb the [bleep] out of them. narrator: and heck? reporter: you trust him having his finger on the nuclear button? heck: i do. reporter: why do you say that? heck: why wouldn't i?
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tried to cut an american flag, then set it on fire. now he's defending his decision to stand on the flag, to teach his class a lesson. kathryn brown shows us how the students reacted. the picture, taken by a student, shows honors history teacher lee francis giving a lesson on the first amendment. after holding up an american flag, asking students for a lighter or scissors -- (lee francis/history teacher) "i put the
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and i took two steps with my right foot and i said, 'this is an example of free speech. as soon as the flag hits the ground and i step on it, two students got up and left immediately with no word, no disruption at all, got up and left.i assumed something had happened. one student came to where i was and took the flag from me." francis, who has relatives in the military, says he didn't intend to offend students but rather drive home supreme court's definition of free speech as noted in the case texas versus johnson. (melissa ramos/parent) "i was just appalled." melissa ramos who has a daughter at the school and a son stationed at fort bragg was among the many parents ? furious over the demonstration, demanding francis be fired. (melissa ramos/parent) "just personally, as a military family, fired. to have someone do that, thank goodness she wasn't in that class because of her experiences having friends not come home." in a statement, superintendent dr.
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there are other ways to teach first amendment rights without desecrating a flag." and that the incident is under investigation. (lee francis/history teacher) "i think he's right, absolutely there could be other ways to teach the subject, but in the same vain the way that i taught it can't necessarily be wrong." there are just 47 days left until the election. meaning there is a li the tunnel for those who are over it. a new poll from the pew research center shows a majority of votors are unhappy with this year's presidential contest. 57 percent say they are frustrated.... 55 percent say they are disgusted. a third of americans say they are still interested in the race for president... but just ten percent are excited about it. one bridal party decided to ditch the bouquets... and instead pose with something much more memborable. each bridesmaid and groomsman
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some adorable puppies. katelyn smith shows us how this group hopes more people will now say "i do" when adopting a pet. now just old enough to drink at a wedding, caroline logan already has six years of photographing them under her belt. she started when she was 14...but her most recent stint was like no other for her. (caroline logan/ photographer) "definitely keep hearing, i've never heard of this, i wish i would have thought of this." she photographed, martha, abigail, dolley, elizabeth an they're all sisters...but not bridesmaids...they' re coonhound/boxer mixes. and in the center with the bride, that's biggie smalls, a pitbull pup. (no gc provided) "their faces are irresistible, it's too much, it's too much." and apparently too cute not to share... (caroline logan/ photographer) "it kind of took off, and 10,000 likes later, and thousands and thousands of comments of people tagging each other and their best friends." national shows and websites picked up some of the pics...but it
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pups. she works with 2 rescue organizations...an d when this litter came in days before her big day...it was fate. (caroline logan/ photographer) "the entire bridal party was able to focus on just loving on the puppies and interacting with them instead of being concerned about how do i pose, where do i stand, do i look ok?" (katelyn smith/ reporter) "5 of the 6 dogs, including louisa here are still available for adoption." in case you've fallen in love at first sight. those puppies mentioned.. martha, abigail, dolley, elizabeth and louisa... they are all original five first ladies! slight shower chances overnight into the early hours of thursday with most of the rain well north and east of the las vegas valley. we'll pick up gusts to 30
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gusts to 40 mph tomorrow afternoon with a high of 84. friday we'll see north breezes to 15 mph and a high of 81. the weekend will feature highs in the mid and upper 80s with plenty of sun and light north breezes. we'll warm up to 90 degrees into early next week. closed captioning will resume shortly into the early hours of thursday with most of the rain well north and east of the las vegas valley. we'll pick up gusts to 30 mph overnight, then gusts to 40 mph tomorrow afternoon with a high of 84. friday we'll see north breezes to 15 mph and a high of 81. the weekend will
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with plenty of sun and light north breezes. we'll warm up to 90 degrees into early next week. closed captioning
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want to have your very own "welcome to nevada" traffic sign! the nevada department of transportation is giving away the four signs that have greeted visitors for about 25 years. there is a contest to win these signs, and one winner will be chosen from each region. nevada high school students are re-designing the traffic signs to better reflect our state. the old signs will be replaced sometime this year. we have information on how you can enter the contest on the links page of our website, fox5 vegas dot com. one little girl gets a major confidence boost every day. and this might be something you want to try too. see how one dad is inspiring his daughter, in a way the internet is falling in love
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and about all the medicines you take including herbal supplements. taking amiodarone with harvoni may cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. common side effects of harvoni may include tiredness, headache and weakness. i am ready to put hep c behind me. i am ready to be cured. are you ready?
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really good day? are you going to be positive? say i am strong, i am smart, i work hard " that is ron getting hith year-old daughter aliyah pumped up for school! the two do these pep talks every morning. and it turns out aliyah isn't the only one getting these positive motivations. ron is a program director at a y-m- c-a, where he supervises dozens of children. thanks for joining us.. fox5 news at 5 o'clock is straight ahead i'm hillary clinton and i approve this message. donald trump says he alone can fix the problems we face. well i don't believe that's how you get things done in our country. it takes democrats and republicans
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for 8 million kids. rebuilt new york city after 9/11. and got the treaty cutting russia's nuclear arms. we've got to bring people together. that's how you solve problems and that's what i'll do as president. [jess]quality top tier gas helps protect engines from harmful deposits. hmm,wonder what that's like...
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spin move! scorpion! kaaa! [announcer]arco.quality top tier gas for less. congressman heck's become part of the problem in washington. ck voted to protect perks for politicians like himself, allowing congressmen to travel on private jets at taxpayer expense
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re for life. heck even voted to allow congressmen to take their pay during a government shutdown. congressman heck is what's wrong with washington. dscc is responsible for the content of this advertising. live from las vegas, its time for fox5 news at 5. a scare at the stratosphere... as the towering hotel and casino is partially evacuated.

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